very little friction
This trail does appears to be a work in progress. Page stats & route are currently a guess. Hiker beware.
Theoretically 3.1 mile one-way but you start from a temporary connector trail starting at the HV73 marker. I expect the Axle Grease Trail to extended to the trailhead when it's finished.
The trail itself is very nice and fairly smooth. It is a little twisty but the surface of the trail is mostly dirt with very few rocky areas. It also has the Rawhide Wash on the east side of it and a state temporary road on the west. Lots of vegetation which I enjoy seeing and I am sure it will get better with rain.
The Pima/Dynamite Trailhead is not open yet. Even though I got in the Scottsdale Police had to open the gate to let me out. Might be water and restrooms at the trailhead in the future.
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
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